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Rakesh Asthana
India  /  Published 17.08.20

Ex-CBI officer Rakesh Asthana to head BSF

Rakesh Asthana, a former CBI officer cleared of corruption charges who is seen as close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been appointed director-general of the Border Security Force. The controve...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.07.20

Plea of Asthana investigator rejected

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea from a CBI officer, who had earlier accused the government of scuttling a probe against Narendra Modi favourite Rakesh Asthana, against his sec...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.01.19

Congress to govt: Re-appoint Verma as CBI boss

The Congress on Saturday demanded convening the selection committee to re-appoint Alok Verma as CBI director in the light of Justice A.K. Patnaik’s assertion that the central vigilance commissionerâ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.19

Centre can’t wait to decide on CBI chief

An astounding race against time blasted off the blocks in the highest echelons of the country on Wednesday with the Narendra Modi government as well as the reinstated CBI director setting a blistering...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 19.11.18

CBI war sparks Tejas and Sushil battle

Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday hit out at Tejashwi Prasad Yadav even as the leader of Opposition cited a report by news portal The Wire alleging that the deputy chief minister “worked together” with ...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Why no lie test on Asthana: Delhi court

A Delhi court on Wednesday asked the CBI why no lie detector test or psychological test was conducted on the agency’s former special director Rakesh Asthana in connection with a bribery complaint i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.11.18

Alok Verma report reveals need for further probe: SC

The Supreme Court Friday said the CVC's 'exhaustive' preliminary report on allegations against CBI director Alok Verma has concluded that some findings are 'very uncomplimentary' and need further inve...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.19

Rakesh Asthana ‘informant’ arrested

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Hyderabad businessman Sathish Babu Sana, whose bribery allegations against then CBI special director Rakesh Asthana had forced the Narendra Modi favourite to b...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.11.18

CVC examines CBI chief

Central vigilance commissioner K.V. Chowdary on Thursday examined benched CBI director Alok Verma in connection with the bribery allegations the officer’s feuding deputy had levelled against him. So...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.10.18

CBI hands over files on Alok Verma to CVC

The CBI on Monday handed over to the Central Vigilance Commission all the files and documents relating to special director Rakesh Asthana’s bribery allegations against director Alok Verma, agency sp...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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